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Karanis City Ruins 6439EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Desert Ancient Egyptian Mudbrick Building Ruin Photo at this ruined city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples and this photo shows as we approach the Southern Temple some of the ruined houses 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, mudbrick, ruin, house, building, derelict, fallen, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Fayoum & Desert
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Karanis City Ruins 6439EG07JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2007
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Karanis Kom Aushim Desert Ancient Egyptian Mudbrick Building Ruin Photo

at this ruined city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples and this photo shows as we approach the Southern Temple some of the ruined houses
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, mudbrick, ruin, house, building, derelict, fallen, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert
 


 

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